Donald Trump misplaced one other authorized problem on Monday when the Supreme Court shot down his last problem to Pennsylvania’s 2020 absentee poll course of.
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, who can also be operating to be the state’s Democratic Senate nominee in 2022, took the chance to mock Trump for repeatedly dropping the Keystone State.
“Apparently dropping as soon as in Pennsylvania wasn’t sufficient for Trump, so he determined to take it to courtroom and lose 68 extra occasions,” Fetterman mentioned, based on MSNBC’s Kyle Griffin. “The previous President isn’t leaving empty handed, as he secured 100% of the useless relative vote within the commonwealth.”
Penn. Lt. Gov. Fetterman on SCOTUS: “Apparently dropping as soon as in Pennsylvania wasn’t sufficient for Trump, so he determined to take it to courtroom and lose 68 extra occasions … The previous President isn’t leaving empty handed, as he secured 100% of the useless relative vote within the commonwealth.”
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 23, 2021
Trump and his loyalists like to say that so-called useless voters solid their ballots for Democrats, however the reverse seems to be true. As Fetterman identified, the so-called “dead relative vote” went overwhelmingly for Trump.
The GOP is utilizing their huge lie to limit voting rights
After Donald Trump led the GOP to defeat within the Home, Senate, and presidency, Republicans are shifting rapidly to crack down on voting rights.
In actual fact, as Jason Easley pointed out on Monday, Trump’s Supreme Court docket loss will solely speed up GOP efforts to make it more durable for folk to vote.
As an alternative of making an attempt to purge white supremacists from the occasion, the GOP is working additional time to limit voting rights for individuals who vote overwhelmingly for Democratic candidates.
After dropping the nationwide standard vote in seven out of the previous eight presidential elections, Republicans are doubling down on Trumpism and voter suppression.
Sean Colarossi presently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Inexpensive Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents receive medical insurance protection.